ZK-AWO  Douglas DC-3CS1C3G            (c/n   16732/33480)


                                               This aircraft was a fairly late model DC-3 having been delivered to the USAAF as  C-47B-35-DK
                                               44-77148 in June of 1945.  It passed to the Royal New Zealand Air Force as NZ3548 and remained
                                               with that arm until civilianized in 1952 for New Zealand National Airways Corporation.  A nice page
                                               of photographs and a history of it as both a freighter and also a topdresser can be found at: